Vanguard – Complex Liver Cases – March 2024

ILTS invites you to the March 22nd Vanguard Webinar on Complex Liver Cases organized by the ILTS Vanguard Committee and the Transplant Oncology SIG

Complex Liver Cases

“Steps and strategies for successful resection outcomes in intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma” by Eric Vibert

“Role of neoadjuvant therapy for downsizing intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma” by Grainne O’Kaine

March 22, 2024

9 am EST

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The Vanguard Committee and Transplant Oncology SIG are presenting this month’s Complex Liver Cases Webinar. We will be looking at medical and surgical approaches for an controversial oncological issue intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, a good follow up to the 2024 ILTS consensus conference. Hope to see you all there!

Webinar objectives:

  1. Assess medical approaches to the management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
  2. Review surgical approach to the management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

If you have an interesting case-based topic that you would like to present in an ILTS Vanguard Webinar, please fill in this electronic case submission form.

After the webinar, you will be able to view the recording on the ILTS education portal.


Important note: You will need to sign in or create a Zoom account in order to join the webinar. Please use the same email with which you registered to our webinar to also sign in to Zoom.

Speaker Details

Eric Vibert, MD, PhD

Speaker

Academic Surgeon in Liver Surgery and Transplantation - Prof. Eric Vibert is 52-year-old academic surgeon at AP-HP specialized in the liver surgery and transplantation at Paul Brousse Hospital, Villejuif, where he works since 2007. He had more than 130 International Congress Communication and 30 invited plenary conferences in International meetings. With a H-index of 53, he had 253 publications on liver diseases. He graduated in Innovative treatment of post-hepatectomy liver failure, U-PSUD in 2012, when he also received his habilitation to direct research. He is currently full Professor PU-PH and researcher in surgical innovation (Paris Saclay Univ and INSERM U1193), connecting people arising from different worlds, especially engineers and surgeons to reinvent practices in surgery.

Grainne O'Kaine

Speaker

Associate Professor - Dr. Grainne O’Kane is a GI medical oncologist and associate professor at the Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute where she is director of the Clinical Trials Unit. She continues to have an adjunct role at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and Ontario Institute for Cancer Research. Dr. O’Kane completed her fellowship in GI oncology at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre where she then joined faculty as a Clinician Investigator and Assistant Professor at The University of Toronto. Her primary research has been in HPB cancers and integrative molecular profiling of tumours for biomarker development.

Sudha Kodali

Moderator

Associate Professor - Dr. Sudha Kodali obtained her medical degree from India and completed her residency training in Internal Medicine in Texas followed by fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Alabama in Birmingham, a master’s degree in Clinical and Translational Science from the UAB School of Public Health during her fellowship training period. She completed additional training in transplant hepatology and joined faculty as an assistant professor in the department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Alabama at Birmingham until September of 2018 and then joined Houston Methodist hospital. Dr. Kodali is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at Houston Methodist Academic Institute and Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at Texas

Johns Mathew

Moderator

Dr Johns currently works as Consultant in the department of HPB & Multiorgan transplant at Rajagiri Hospital, India. Dr. Johns Shaji Mathew completed his MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi University and subsequently went on to complete his MS in General Surgery from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu. Following this he joined Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences for his MCh in Surgical Gastroenterology & for training in Solid Organ Transplantation. Dr Johns is a certified da Vinci® Xi robotic surgeon and has been part of the team that has performed over 150 robotic donor hepatectomies.

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